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Teacher recalls teaching in segregated school

Teacher recalls teaching in segregated school

News, Video March 5, 2012 at 8:25 AM 0 comments

Carrie Ann Washington is a former teacher at Southwest Middle school who retired several years ago. “In total, I have 44 years of teaching here in Searcy,” commented Mrs. Washington. But what you may not know, is that Mrs. Washington has been teaching in this school district since Searcy schoolsRead More

Friends bond over coffee each week

Friends bond over coffee each week

A & E, Video February 17, 2012 at 9:49 AM 0 comments

Every week a small group of students of all ages and personalities gather together and bond over a tradition that occurs in a coffee house. “What makes the tradition special, getting coffee every week, is it’s like one of those routines that if you don’t do it you kind ofRead More

Beta Convention creates great memories

Beta Convention creates great memories

News February 13, 2012 at 2:38 PM 0 comments

 Along with some several hundred kids across Arkansas, 22 Beta Club members took a bus, chaperoned by three teachers, to Hot Springs for the annual State Beta Convention.  For a single weekend, students competed in several events, and Searcy’s Beta members were very successful and happy with the outcome ofRead More

Student Teacher wants to work in inner city

Student Teacher wants to work in inner city

News February 9, 2012 at 2:57 PM 0 comments

Every school year, teachers open up their classrooms to aspiring teachers from local colleges looking to gain some experience. English teacher Shannon Holeyfield gained a helping hand from a Harding student teacher at the beginning of this semester. “I first got involved in teaching when I tutored students in highRead More

Local church raises money for orphans

Local church raises money for orphans

Community February 9, 2012 at 2:39 PM 0 comments

Fellowship Bible Church has discovered a new and simple way to raise money for orphans worldwide which include using rice bowls. “Ricebowls are bowls that we put rice in and you can eat the rice and it is very good and nutritious for you, but at our church we haveRead More

Yearbook staff struggles to meet deadlines

Yearbook staff struggles to meet deadlines

News January 23, 2012 at 2:45 PM 0 comments

It’s some three-hundred pages and full of memories.  The Lion, our school’s prideful annual is made by a very small group of talented kids.  Sure that’s normal but the thing is, they only have two computers to really work with. “We have twenty people in the room at the sameRead More

Soccer team looks for another championship

Soccer team looks for another championship

Sports January 20, 2012 at 2:54 PM 0 comments

Coach Walter King  thinks soccer is  thrilling, fun, and a very difficult sport. “You have too practice, practice, practice,” Walter said. “I enjoy coaching. It is very enthusiastic and like having the players. They give their all and try their hardest.” Walter said  soccer isn’t very stressful, compared to other sports. It’s betterRead More

Noel Romey overcomes obstacles

Noel Romey overcomes obstacles

Community December 9, 2011 at 2:36 PM 0 comments

In life, everybody sets goals for themselves.  In route to these goals, hardships and obstacles are common and expected.  It is not the obstacles that define a person, but rather how they handle them and move on to accomplish their goals.  With some determination and perseverance, these roadblocks can propelRead More

Burley recovers after serious accident

Burley recovers after serious accident

News October 14, 2011 at 1:45 PM 0 comments

Three teenagers from Searcy High School were involved  in a high impact car crash in August but, miraculously Emily Burley survived  along with everyone else. “We started spinning and swerving all over the road  and there was a  car that was coming and they didn’t  have time to stop soRead More

Customers enjoy food with trivia

Customers enjoy food with trivia

Community, Video October 6, 2011 at 6:53 PM 0 comments

Every Tuesday, the Filipino Restaurant hosts a trivia night.  It has come to be called “Trivia Night”, and has been quite a success for the small, family owned business. “Trivia Night is a game that we put up here in the restaurant so that we could encourage more people toRead More